Installation

With many years of experience of designing and installing Lightning Protection solutions throughout Ireland, our experienced installation engineers can install systems on a wide variety of buildings and structures. Whether it be a Domestic, Commercial or Historic building our systems are designed and installed to the highest standards and comply with the current standards and specification set out in IS EN 62305. A lightning protection installation can range from a Class I, II, III & IV and in brief consists of an Air-terminal Network, Down Conductors and Earth Terminations.

Lightning Protection Installation Services:

Air-terminal Network:

The air-terminal network is a grid section installed at roof level forming a faraday cage with cross bonding to all extraneous metalwork, roof mounted plant and potential strike points. Where practical metallic roof coverings can be utilised as a natural conductor therefore eliminating the need for a roof mounted air terminal network.

Down Conductors:

Down conductors are interconnected to the air-terminal network and give the current a safe path to the earth terminations in the event of a lightning strike. Where practical structural steel and reinforcing bars can be utilised as a natural conductor therefore eliminating the need for a externally fitted tapes.

Earth Termination:

The earth terminations are connected to the down conductors and are a vital part of the lightning protection system as they disperse the current into the ground safely in the event of a lightning strike.

The standard that relates to such protection states an earth location when tested should not exceed 10 times the number of earths of the system and a connected system should not exceed the maximum 10 Ohms.

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All new installations, remedial work, testing and inspections are undertaken by our experienced and thoroughly trained engineers.

As you might expect from a company with many years experience in lightning protection, we are experts at working at heights.